CLEROUX, hard-swinging heavyweight from Montreal, whacked Roy Harris of Cut 'N
Shoot. Texas to the canvas once in the third and twice in the fourth in
Houston. When Harris was unable to answer the bell for the fifth Cleroux was
given a fifth-round TKO victory.
Olympic boxing finalist from New York, also won a fifth-round victory. In a
light-heavyweight bout in Boston, Torres twice floored Bob Young, who was
unable to answer the bell for the fifth.
dropped in a 12-foot birdie putt on the second hole of a sudden-death playoff
to beat Arnold Palmer for the $50,000 "500" Festival Open in
Indianapolis. On the last hole of the regulation 72 Palmer sank a 30-foot eagle
putt to tie Ford at 273.
Polly Riley of
Fort Worth, outdistanced off the tee, pure-putted the greens to beat Sherry
Wheeler 2-up and win her sixth Southern Amateur championship in Asheville, N.C.
Miss Wheeler. 20-year-old Arizona State University senior, who had squared the
match after the 33rd hole, needed seven putts on the last two holes.
RACING—FALSE STEP ($9.70) a New Zealand pacer sold the day before to Jack
Dreyfus Jr. of New York, caught Royal Rick in the closing strides during a
heavy rainstorm to take the $25.000 New Frontier Pace at Roosevelt by a head.
World Champion Adios Butler, making his first start of the year, battled for
the lead throughout but faded in the stretch, placed fifth. Bye Bye Byrd was
seventh. Winner's time for the mile was 2:04 1/5.
SAIL ($5.40) overhauled Funny Bone in the stretch and won the $55,300 Top
Flight Handicap at Aqueduct by half a length. With Manuel Ycaza up, the Cain
Hoy Stable entry ran the 1? miles in 1:51.
($25.60) outdistanced Prove It by 4� lengths to take the $112,700 Californian
at Hollywood Park. The 4-year-old chestnut, owned by Greenville Farms and
ridden by Eddie Burns, ran the 1 1/16 miles in 1:40 2/5. Sea Orbit was third,
T. V. Lark fourth.
Pied D'Or ($10),
with a brisk stretch run. held the lead to win the $34,300 Camden Handicap at
Garden State Park by � of a length over Polylad. Favorite Don Poggio was third.
The Calumet Farm's colt, ridden by Steve Brooks, went the mile and a furlong
over a muddy track in 1:50 1/5.
WASHINGTON LC. in a match that was tied on eight occasions, pulled away in the
final quarter to upset Navy 15-10. ARMY, on a muddy West Point field, defeated
University of Baltimore 11-7.
KELLEY, 30-year-old Groton. Conn, school teacher, took the lead at the start
and stayed there to win his sixth straight National AAU Marathon (26 miles 385
yards) in Yonkers. Kelley, clocked in 2:26:53.4. finished 1� miles ahead of Gar
Williams of the University of Chicago Track Club.